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Old 07-17-2011, 03:29 AM   #3621
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Oil service, air, fuel & oil filters changed. Crank case breather changed. Re-trimmed M Sport steering wheel fitted.

Also found that Anti Roll bar drop links need changing which will get rid of an annoying knocking noise that materialised!

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Old 07-17-2011, 01:43 PM   #3622
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Finally finished hood and trunk! They sent the wrong hood the first time but were great about getting the correct one out to me. Props to Unified distribution! Car hasn't been washed for three weeks ...sorry for the dirty pics.

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:02 PM   #3623
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Old 07-17-2011, 02:13 PM   #3624
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Just realized how much I've purchased for her in the last two months. Can't wait...

Here's my list...

M3 Steering Wheel and Bag
Bimmian Interior XENON ULTIMATE LED set
WeissLicht Xenon White Error-Free LED License Plate Housing
Cosmo Front Adjustable Camber Plates
Dynavin (WinCE)
Black Console Complete with Leather Armrest and short euro tray (Continuance of my grey to black interior swap)
Black Leather Auto Shift Knob and Black E-Brake
M3 Front Nappa Black Full Power/Heat Leather Seats (Still need to pick these up)
Black all-weather OEM BMW floor mats
Tischer OEM Cooling Overhaul Kit minus the Radiator and thermostat (just replaced that)
Tischer OEM Oil Kit + 1 more quart of BMW oil (i like to have one extra)
Behr Electric Fan Puller to do a Mech. Fan delete
EE LED C/R Tail Lights
Clear Sidemarkers
OEM Wheel locks for upcoming new wheels
BMW Logo Valve Stem Caps (overkill? )

Wow, that more than I realized I've ordered. All in the last two months...

Things I'm ordering in the next month:

Meyle HD Control Arms
Meyle Sway Links
Wheel Bearings - All but front Right
Rent a RTAB tool - already have Powerflex RTABS, just need to install
Avante Garde 310s HyperSilver - 19 x 8.5 et35 all around on Conti DWS 225/35/19
Umnitza's Premium Projector setup with 35w FXR Retrofit
License Plate delete strip
Oil and Kit to change out tranny fluid - Most likely Redline
Oil to change out Diff fluid - again Redline
Couple other small things I can't recall I needed right now


Big list I know. Worth it? Hell yes!

I got my work cut out for me when I get back from deployment. Its allll waiting for me.

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:15 PM   #3625
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Bought it Sat. Drove it 100 miles home with the top down and the radio up. Washed and waxed this morning.
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Old 07-17-2011, 02:44 PM   #3626
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Bought it Sat. Drove it 100 miles home with the top down and the radio up. Washed and waxed this morning.
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Old 07-17-2011, 03:05 PM   #3627
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Old 07-17-2011, 03:14 PM   #3628
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Bought it Sat. Drove it 100 miles home with the top down and the radio up. Washed and waxed this morning.
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Congrats on the new vert! I just got mine about 5 weeks ago. I've had the top down every nice (nice = not raining, and not 90 degrees and humid) day since!

As for what I've done for my E46(s) today, I changed the oil in the ZHP Vert, and got INPA/NCS Expert installed on my laptop so that I could reset the service indicator (and for general diagnostics and coding too). I have a Peake R5 FCX2, but my '05 vert doesn't have the big round BMW diagnostics connector -- gotta reset the SI via the ODB.

I also started installing the Curt hitch -- gotta head back to the garage to finish (my kid interrupted me for snack, so I checked e46fanatics while eating said snack).

Once the hitch is on, I can use the vert to haul the bike to rides with the top down!
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Old 07-17-2011, 03:42 PM   #3629
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Some shots of the re-trimmed wheel!

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Old 07-17-2011, 03:45 PM   #3630
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Might trade for a 98 m3 with 103k completely stock. Only problem has no service records.

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Old 07-17-2011, 03:47 PM   #3631
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Old 07-17-2011, 05:14 PM   #3632
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Changed the rear pads! Just did two years ago, but the rear driver's side was wearing unevenly..

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Old 07-17-2011, 06:10 PM   #3633
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I need to get a handle on the maintenance for this machine. It's only got 25,000 miles and was dealer maintained. I have a short list of things to look at right now:

Cooling system
Subframe
Brakes
Oil
Power Steering

Ordered a repair manual today
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:13 PM   #3634
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just showed it to a potential buyer....him and his dad LOVED it....hopefully they buy it and i can buy my M3
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:32 PM   #3635
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Washed and waxed. Used this stuff called ice from meguires. Another fanatic turned me on to it, very good stuff. Thx youngproexec.
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:53 PM   #3636
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new tires/rims plus a few other things I changed.

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Old 07-17-2011, 07:27 PM   #3637
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New 02 sensors. Car wash. I also installed new plugs, but was very embarassed to find out that I had installed NGK plugs like 8K miles ago and not bosch as I thought I was replacing. oh well. after 8K miles the plugs looked pretty bad, but with the new 02's fuel fiter, etc... should ahve a much cleaner go of things....
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:48 PM   #3638
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:16 PM   #3639
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:47 PM   #3640
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Another 10k km, another oil change.

Raining so I couldn't finish the DrColorChip touch up I started a couple of weeks ago.
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